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Full Nelson Virginia Pale Ale - Blue Mountain Brewery

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Full Nelson Virginia Pale AleFull Nelson Virginia Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

477 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 477
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 23
Gots: 29 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Blue Mountain Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-02-2007)
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1.84/5  rDev -51.5%

warrend642, Sep 10, 2014
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2/5  rDev -47.2%

lasznc, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of VTFriar
2.15/5  rDev -43.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Niceburnt orangewith hint of amber color.
Overwhelming malt aroma - like sticking my noose into a bag of dry malt.
Light hop aroma - faint.
Light/Medium body - finishing rather watery...Not a full mouthfeel
Feel bad, but overly sweet / heavily malty beer that I was going to pour out.

VTFriar, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of SlingerBKLYN
2.45/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Another example of American Craft Beer going over the top with the hops. I'm looking for a little more balance, nuance and subtlety. I am sure that some very fine malts and yeast are underneath all those hops but it's a shame that they can't be tasted. I hope that the current fascination with over hopped bees will wain.
IPA is BS! Put the craft back in craft brewing! Save the hops and boycott IPA.

SlingerBKLYN, Sep 02, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -34%

jaidenjb, Nov 11, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -34%

Roland45s, Oct 19, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

baklo, Feb 20, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

bigred89, Oct 03, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

heerboth, Aug 15, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

dunix, Oct 29, 2012
Photo of stephenjmoore
2.81/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

A- Clear pale amber colored body with a bubbly bone white head.

S- I really don't smell much of anything, maybe some sweet malt and a dash of citrus, but not much.

T- A little more hop flavor comes through in the taste. Mostly sweet caramel malt, with a dash of piney hops at the end. Still nothing much going on though.

M- Medium-carbonation and medium bodied. Very drinkable.

O- Really lacking aroma and flavor. Almost tastes like it is an old pale ale, but the freshness sticker on the bottom says otherwise.

stephenjmoore, Feb 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

Kappakoosh, Sep 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

HerbMeowing, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of jtierney89
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Crystal clear orange glow with big bright white sticky head. Interesting sweet and fruity nose. Caramel, some pine and tropical fruit. Lots of malty caramel sugar up front followed by bright fruitiness and moderate bitterness to balance. Bitterness is a nice contras to the bright sweetness. Slick mouth feel, hop resin, dull carbonation medium to full bodied. A super complex and pretty good pale ale but at the price of $12.99 a 6? You can find better pales.

jtierney89, May 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

Goldndomer, Mar 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

civicm87, Aug 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

mendvicdog, Sep 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

Jimbo4430, Jun 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

chippo33, Dec 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

Claytonbrewsby, Jun 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

AndrewMichael, Feb 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

jenray, Dec 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

mrterdferguson, Dec 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

beernads, Tuesday at 03:59 AM
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

bmjivi221, Jul 27, 2013
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Full Nelson Virginia Pale Ale from Blue Mountain Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 477 ratings.